• Colombier - Industrial Service Provider to Paper and Board Industries
  • Services

    Paper Services

    The Colombier Group Service division operates 10 mobile reel saws across Europe and has a range of complementary mobile support services, reel repacking, core reduction etc. The group also has sheeting and rewinding facilities in the UK, rewinders in Western- and Northern-Europe, and mobile re packaging units serving many of the Atlantic ports Colombier services are divided to On-site and Off-site Services.

    On-site Services

    The On-site Services, offered at the operative units in The Netherlands, Finland, and UK consist of rewinding and reSizing. Resizing is carried out also at own the premises in Germany, Spain and Belgium.

    Rewinding

    The most common reasons for rewinding are:

    • Change of diameter
    • Change of core
    • Production of multiple webs (down to reel width 5cm reels)
    • Replacing a damaged or crushed core
    • Quality control; removing unmade joins etc.

    The Jagenberg and Valmet rewinders are capable of handling a great variety of paper and board grades. The processed goods are finished off with integrated packing lines that deliver mill standard packing with the possibility of customizing labels and bar coding.

    Sheeting

    Three sheet cutters are operated in UK with differing specifications allowing a wide range of converting parameters in woodfree coated/uncoated, LWC, board and specialty qualities.

    Off-site Services

    The off-site Services comprise of activities carried out at customer’s own premises, or any other third party location. These external – also know as Mobile – Services are reel resizing, reel splitting, and reel repacking services. There is also a supplementary core insert program for reducing the size of the inner cores of reels.

    The off site services are available throughout Europe.

    These high end sawing and reSizing techniques have made Colombier the European leader in modern conversion.

    Mobile Reel Services

    Colombier is specialized in off site paper reel conversion offering modern quality standards and flexible cost structures. Colombier provides all the equipment and the Operators required to divide and resize reels at any given location across Europe: Fully autonomous operation at customer premises without the need for fixed infrastructures.

    The range of Mobile Services include reel resizing, dividing parent reels to multiples, reducing core size, and repacking and refurbishing reels. Each solution is provided to the customer at the location of their choice. The entire Europe is covered within 24 to 72 hours

    Mobile Service solutions offer superior value compared to any alternative:

    • direct savings in logistics
    • direct savings in production waste
    • direct savings in time
    • guaranteed quality process
    • decrease in CO2 emissions

    …Mobile paper sizers; still a revolutionary concept.

    Mobile Resizing

    Mobile reSizing is a revolutionary method for reducing the width of a paper or board reel. This practical and cost effective process can be carried out at any location of choice across Europe.The machine is transported in a conventional truck, unloaded using a fork lift truck and assembled in mere two hours.

    An innovative method of changing the width of a reel without the need to unwrap or unwind the parent reel.

    • Minimized waste cost; saving the 2% running waste associated with rewinding
    • Guarantee on runability; web tension remains intact due the resizing process
    • Any width, weight, substance or diameter
    • The Resizer can operate at any location even without a fixed power connection
    • Minimized transport expense
    • The original mill tension retained
    • Trim off as little as 1mm

    Mobile Reel Dividing

    A ground breaking method of cutting multiple webs from a parent reel without the need of unwrapping or unwinding. Available at any designated location across Europe.

    • Minimized waste cost; saving the 2% running waste associated with rewinding
    • Guarantee on runability; web tension remains intact through the resizing process
    • Any width, weight, substance or diameter
    • The Resizer can operate at any location even without fixed power connection
    • Minimized transport expense
    • The original mill tension retained

    Mobile Refurbishment

    Reel repair and repacking to full mill standard.

    Damaged reels can be repaired and repacked by one of our mobile teams in any warehouse or port facility in Europe. No need to transport the reels to another site.

    Te reels are packed in sea worthy PE coated kraft. New customizable labels including bar codes are created at the location.

    The Mobile Reel Packing machine is capable of handling the largest gravure reels; up to 6.5 tonnes

    Sheeting

    Three sheet cutters with differing specifications allow a wide range of converting parameters in paper, board and speciality grades.

    Two sheet cutters are operated at our site in Sittngbourne (UK) and one in Antwerp (Be).

    Antwerp

    Jagenberg Syncro sheet cutter

    Suitable for sheeting both paper and board. Minimum 15mm overall trim, up to 600 g/m2 under the knife – Subject to quality.

    Input:

    • Max reel width: 2400mm
    • Max reel diameter: 1850mm
    • Max reel weight: 3500kg
    • Cores: 76mm, 152mm, 300mm

    Output:

    • Maximum sheets out: 3
    • Maximum sheet length:1800mm
    • Minimum sheet length: 300mm

    Sittngbourne

    Masson Scott DR3W Syncro Fly Sheet Cutter

    Suitable for sheeting both paper and board. Minimum 16mm overall trim, up to 1000gsm under the knife – Subject to quality.

    Input:

    • Max reel width: 1720mm (1700mm trimmed)
    • Max reel diameter: 1500mm
    • Max reel weight: 3000kg
    • Cores: 76mm, 152mm

    Output:

    • Maximum sheets out: 3
    • Maximum sheet length: 1600mm
    • Minimum sheet length: 500mm

    Strachan Henshaw – Single rotary sheet cutter

    Suitable for sheeting most grades of paper. Minimum 10mm overall trim, up to 500gsm under the knife subject to quality.

    Input:

    • Max reel width: 1420mm (1400mm trimmed)
    • Max reel diameter: 1300mm
    • Max reel weight: 2000kg
    • Cores: 76mm, 152mm

    Output:

    • Maximum sheets out: 4
    • Maximum sheet length: 1020mm
    • Minimum sheet length: 400mm

    Continuous investments in new machinery and processes help us serve you better.

    Rewinding

    The most common reasons for rewinding are:

    • Change of diameter
    • Change of core
    • Change of winding direction
    • Production of multiple webs (down to the reel width 5cm)
    • Replacing a damaged or crushed core
    • Quality control e.g. removing unmade splices

    Our Jagenberg and Valmet rewinders are capable of handling a great variety of paper and board grades. The processed goods are finished off with integrated packing lines that deliver mill standard packing with the possibility of customising labels and bar coding.

    Our rewinding service is offered in Finland, the Netherlands and United Kingdom.

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    We work with market leading firms around Europe and give our clients the highest quality Service.

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    Customized Paper Services

    Continuous investments are made in systems and processes to accommodate smooth integration to customer routines. Colombier can provide highly customized services along the delivery of the goods and conversion services. Whether the demand concerns IFRA standard bar coding, custom made labels, or Papinet based electronic documents; Colombier has all the industry standards available.